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The modern capital city of Costa Rica, San José is located in the central region at an altitude of 1150 metres and is a pleasant place to spend a couple of days. Visit the many markets, the grand Opera House or marvel at the treasures on display at the Gold Museum.

San José also makes a great base for exploring the surrounding countryside. Go rafting on the lively rivers, walk amongst active volcanoes, shop at craft markets and visit coffee farms.